Chapter 6: Your First Custom Task Using Visual Basic

Your First Custom Task Using Visual Basic Express

Creating the Project

Turning the Visual Basic Class into a Custom Task

Build, Deploy, and Test

Adding a User Interface

Saving and Restoring Task Settings

Chapter Summary

The best way to learn about custom tasks is to create one. This chapter provides the steps to create a basic custom task using Visual Basic. A novice .NET programmer should be able to complete these steps in less than 30 minutes. Don't worry if you don't understand everything along the way. The concepts are explained in more detail in later chapters.

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